A protester in Baltimore in July, 2016

A protester in Baltimore in July, 2016

A judge on Monday acquitted on all counts the highest-ranking Baltimore police officer charged in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. It’s the fourth time prosecutors have failed to secure a conviction in cases related to Gray’s death, which sparked massive protests about race and police accountability in Baltimore last year. Kojo talks with former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler about the outcomes of the trials thus far – and what they say about how the justice system works in Maryland and around the country.

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  • Douglas Gansler Former Attorney General, Maryland; Former Maryland State's Attorney, Montgomery County; Former Assistant U.S. Attorney; Partner, Buckley Sandler LLP

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